"There was no equivalent expression for I love you in Yoruba. If you love someone, you show them," her father liked to say. How love is expressed through various relationships but particularly through family and how it spans continents springs from the pages of this beautiful novel.
"I never wanted to be a celebrity. [...] I paint, draw, sew, design clothes, sculpt, build and raise children. Music is a great way to make money. But I don’t want to be a celebrity. I want to be able to go to the store and buy some milk."

For the firs time ever Chanel Iman and A$AP Rocky are appearing as a couple in a glossy and they are serving up much grace and sex appeal. This photo shoot for Vogue’s September issue is absolutely beautiful. From the perfectly overexposed photography to the beautiful moments of them dancing in very provocative Dirty Dancing inspired moves, we can’t help but to think how much sexier this would have been had they been dressed the same but were soaking wet. We may not have been able to take that though. READ MORE

Though Waris has become one of the most beautiful supermodels to walk the walk, her book tells the story of a broken little girl who faced a horrific life of oppression, illiteracy, violence and poverty and the aspiring woman the little girl grew up to be.
A collection of twelve beautifully written short stories that center around different perspectives and focus on not only life in Nigeria but America as well. The story lines are exceptionally written with authenticity and at times make you sad that they have come to an end.

“I loved make-believe. I was the child in the cupboard playing with my Barbies. [The Color Purple] was the first time I’d seen someone like me on screen. Whoopi Goldberg had my kind of hair and was dark like me. I thought, maybe I could do this for a living. READ MORE

'Tis the season to party and let your curls down and that's exactly what supermodel Liya Kebede does. She takes luxe to a new level and gives a whole new meaning to 'girl gone wild.'

“When people call me Robyn, my head just flies around because I feel like that person knows me. But Rihanna, that tends to be people’s own [creation]. Robyn is who I am. Rihanna—that’s an idea of who I am. READ MORE





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